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Developing Managerial Skills in Organizational Behavior Exercises, Cases, and Readings

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ISBN-10: 0132081903

ISBN-13: 9780132081900

Edition: 2nd 1994

Authors: Lisa A. Mainiero, Cheryl L. Tromley

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List price: $128.56
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/1/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 491
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Managerial Work
Readings
Managerial Work: Analysis from Observation
The Human Side of Enterprise
The Coming of the New Organization
Exercises: Managerial Roles
Understanding Your Philosophy of Management
Forecasting the Future Organization
Memo Assignment: Managing Your Job
Interpersonal Relations, Communication, and Conflict
Readings
Managing Conflict in Today's Organizations
Managing Your Boss
Face Your Problem Subordinates Now!
Exercise: Developing Conflict Resolution Skills
Case
Exercise: Dealing with Problem Subordinates
Memo Assignment: Resolving Personal and Professional Conflicts
Motivation, Job Design, and Performance
Readings
One More Time: How Do You Motivate Employees?
Designing Work for Individuals and Groups
A Solution to the Performance Appraisal Feedback Enigma
Exercise: Enlivening the Job Characteristics Model: A Job Redesign Project
Case: Saturn Rising: Work Redesign of the Factory Shop Floor
Exercise: Giving and Receiving Feedback
Memo Assignment: Redesigning Your Job
Leadership and Decision Making
Readings
Two Decades of Participation: Beyond Buzz Words and Management Fads
Leadership: Good, Better, Best
Leadership: The Art of Empowering Others
Exercise: Leadership and Decision Making: Applying the Vroom-Jago Model
Case: The Man Who Killed Braniff
Exercise: Leadership Empowerment
Memo Assignment: Practicing Effective Leadership
Power and Politics
Readings
Patterns of Managerial Influence: Shotgun Managers, Tacticians, and Bystanders
Power Failure in Management Circuits
Who Gets Power and How They Hold Onto It: A Strategic Contingency Model of Power
Exercise: Dependency Situations
Case: Jennifer Carson at the Science Museum
Exercise: Power Lab
Memo Assignment: Power and Dependence Analysis
Group Dynamics
Readings
Assets and Liabilities in Group Problem Solving: The Need for an Integrative Approach
Groupthink
The Development and Enforcement of Group Norms
Exercises: Wilderness Survival: Group Decision Effectiveness
The Nasa/Challenger Incident
Norms and Deviance
Memo Assignment: Analyzing Your Team
Intergroup Dynamics
Readings
Managing Conflict Among Groups
Experiments in Group Conflict
An Intergroup Perspective on Individual Behavior
Exercises: The Hilarity Greeting Card Company
Labor Relations and Intergroup Conflict
Battle of the Sexes Confrontation
Memo Assignment: Handling Interdepartmental Conflicts
Organization Design, Evolution, and Culture
Readings
What Is the Right Organization Structure?
Decision Tree Analysis Provides the Answer
Evolution and Revolution as Organizations Grow
Implications for Corporate Culture: A Manager's Guide to Action
Exercises: Small Business Design: The Case of a Publishing Firm
Fairfield Flyer Wagons
Case: Managi